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slam-bang

slam-bang

 
pronunciation:
slaem baeng
parts of speech:
adverb, adjective, intransitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: (informal) swiftly and recklessly.
definition 2: with loud noise and violence.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: (informal) needlessly and carelessly loud or violent.
definition 2: vigorous; exciting; thrilling.
a slam-bang roller coaster ride
definition 3: exceptional; outstanding.
a slam-bang presentation to the board of trustees
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: slam-banged, slam-banging, slam-bangs
definition: (informal) to behave in a boisterous, reckless way.
derivation: slam-banger (n.)